Science in the ParkPHIVE Programming

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Science in the Park

Walk in a World Heritage listed landscape and hear intriguing stories of scientific advances.

A Baramadagal man, the son of a horse dealer, a colonial governor and a dentist… what could they have in common? They all made significant contributions to scientific knowledge and some of these contributions came about right here, in Parramatta Park.

Some amazing characters have engaged in scientific endeavours in the area now known as Parramatta Park. Discover why they selected this site and delve into their intriguing stories on this walk through history.

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to start time, for registration. Wear comfortable shoes. Bring water, snack and a hat.

Suitable for adults and high school students.

Event date

Event Details

George Street Gatehouse, George St & O'Connell St, Parramatta, NSW

George Street Gatehouse, western end of George St & O'Connell St at the entrance to Parramatta Park


Sunday 23 April - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Entry fees:
Adults $ 10, Children $ 10
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Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities:
Other things
you need to know:
Limited street parking and parking within Parramatta Park. Paid parking at Commbank Stadium with a short walk south to George Street Gatehouse